Mont Villa Saguenay is a ski area located in the province of Quebec in Canada. The resort is in the town of Alma, QC.
We recently ranked all of Quebec's ski resorts, so you can see where Mont Villa Saguenay stacks up against all its nearby ski hills!
Mont Villa Saguenay is not a part of any nationwide lift ticket system. Passes such as Epic, IKON, or Mountain Collective allow pass holders to ski at multiple mountians with a single purchase. Unfortunately, none of those passes work with Mont Villa Saguenay. To purchase season passes, you'll need to visit Mont Villa Saguenay's website.
There are numerous options to stay at Mont Villa Saguenay around the resort. Check out the available options with the form below.
Mont Villa Saguenay Terrain Overview
Mont Villa Saguenay has a total of 6 ski trails, which are serviced by 3 ski lifts, gondolas and/or trams. Mont Villa Saguenay is considered a smaller than average ski area, with only a maximum of 7 acres available to ski. This area is equivalent to 3 hectares, 0.0 square miles, or 0.0 square kilometers.
Mont Villa Saguenay's slopes see on average 300 inches (7.6 meters) of snowfall a year. That is almost 25 feet every year!
Mont Villa Saguenay Elevation
Mont Villa Saguenay has a summit elevation of 276 feet, or 84 meters. However, not all of that elevation is able to be skied. The base of the ski slope sits at 99 feet above sea level, creating a ski hill that is 177 feet (54 meters) high. This is referred to as the slope's vertical drop - or a measure of how high the skiable hill is.
Mont Villa Saguenay has a very low summit elevation. The summit of this park is one of the smaller ones in the country.
Mont Villa Saguenay Difficulty Level
21.8out of 100
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At Parks & Trips, we've created a proprietary Difficulty Score that attempts to show how difficult a particular ski slope is. We get to this number by combining a number of metrics for each resort and comparing them to its peers. Most of the score is based off the amount of easy-intermediate-expert slopes by acreage and the maximum vertical drop of the overall resort, but also includes a few lesser-used metrics as well.
Our algorithm compares each resort’s metrics with all others in North America, then assigns each a Difficulty Score, which we use to rank them accordingly. Resorts with a lower score are easier to ski than those with a higher one. However, a high score does not mean that the resort does not have any easy slopes, or vice versa. This is just an overall score given to the resort based on all its metrics grouped together.
Skiable Terrain by Difficulty Level
Mont Villa Saguenay has 7 total skiable acres, which can be broken down into the three main groups of difficulty: Beginner, Intermediate, and Expert.Since Mont Villa Saguenay is an extremely beginner-friendly ski area, it has 25% of its trails are rated as "beginner-level". 75% trails are rated as intermediate.
Beginner trails (identified by a green circle) are the easiest trails on the hill with a gradual 25% or less gradient, and are usually wide to accommodate beginner skiers.
Intermediate trails (identified by a blue square) are usually the most popular and crowded runs, which have a slope of anywhere between 25-40%.
Expert trails (identified by a black diamond... or two) are the hardest slopes on the mountain, and have very steep gradients over 40%.
Is Mont Villa Saguenay good for beginners?
Mont Villa Saguenay is a very beginner-friendly course. In fact, it is one of the easiest ski slopes in all of North America, ranking in the bottom 10% of overall difficulty. 25% of its trails are rated as "beginner".
Mont Villa Saguenay Location
Mont Villa Saguenay is located in the province of Quebec, Canada. This ski area is nearest the town of Alma, QC.
Alma, QC G8B Canada
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Getting to Mont Villa Saguenay
By Car: If you are driving, you would set your GPS to either the ski resort's name (Mont Villa Saguenay), its coordinates of 48.54800, -71.63100 (latitude, longitude), or simply drive towards the town of Alma, QC to get close.
By Air: If you are coming in from across the country, then you may need to board an airplane to get here.
A large airport has scheduled major airline service with millions of passengers per year. This type of airport always accepts international flights. Here are the closest large airport(s) to Mont Villa Saguenay.
|Quebec Jean Lesage International Airport||YQB||Quebec, QC||196 km|
A medium-sized airport has scheduled regional airline service. This type of airport may or may not accept international flights. Here are the closest medium-sized airport(s) to Mont Villa Saguenay.
|Alma Airport||YTF||Alma, QC||4 km|
|Roberval Airport||YRJ||Roberval, QC||47 km|
|CFB Bagotville||YBG||Bagotville, QC||53 km|
There may also be much smaller regional airports next to Mont Villa Saguenay, but we didn't list them here due to the fact that no major airlines go through them.
Other Nearby Ski Resorts
Skiers will - especially if coming from far away - try and visit a couple different slopes all in the same trip. Here are the closest other ski slopes within 100 miles of Mont Villa Saguenay.
|Mont Lac-Vert||Hébertville, QC||951 ft||46%||21 km|
|Mont Fortin||Seauenay, QC||403 ft||43%||32 km|
|Le Valinouët||Saint-David-de-Falardeau, QC||2,658 ft||43%||55 km|
|Do-Mi-Ski||Dolbeau-Mistassini, QC||518 ft||15%||59 km|
|Mont Bélu||La Baie, QC||623 ft||36%||63 km|
|Club Tobo-Ski||Saint-Félicien, QC||910 ft||39%||64 km|
|Mont Édouard||L'Anse-Saint-Jean, QC||2,133 ft||58%||108 km|
|Mont Grand-Fonds||La Malbaie, QC||2,412 ft||47%||142 km|
|Ski La Tuque||La Tuque, QC||1,043 ft||37%||150 km|
Mont Villa Saguenay Mountain Stats
|Summit Elevation||276 ft|
|Base Elevation||99 ft|
|Vertical Drop||177 ft|
(25% Beginner, 75% Intermediate, 0% Expert)
|Avg. Annual Snowfall||300 inches|